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October 2021

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Oct 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Beneficent – Free Online Educational Zoom Class with 1 hr CE Credit

Applying for long-term care financial programs can feel like you are in a maze. Beneficent quickly navigates you to the best financial program to help pay for senior care, including adult day care, home care, assisted living, or nursing homes for you or your loved one. Email Kim to RSVP Kim@DoingGoodForOthers.com 719-645-8350.

Oct 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Beneficent – Free Online Educational Zoom Class with 1 hr CE Credit

Applying for long-term care financial programs can feel like you are in a maze. Beneficent quickly navigates you to the best financial program to help pay for senior care, including adult day care, home care, assisted living, or nursing homes for you or your loved one. Email Kim to RSVP Kim@DoingGoodForOthers.com 719-645-8350.

Oct 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

Oct 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Social Support Group

Social Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Oct 28, 2021 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Marketing Admissions Halloween Edition!

Oct 28, 2021 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Marketing and Admissions Meeting

Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 26th at 719-266-2273 or email ThePalisades@mbk.com

Oct 28, 2021 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Pizza & Margaritas to go!

RSVP by Tuesday 10/26 HERE

Oct 29, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

2nd Annual Senior Trunk or Treat

Questions, please call Mark @ 719-600-2602 or email at mbowers@fvscenter.org

Nov 1, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Medicare Open Enrollment with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

No Cost Assistance for Medicare Open Enrollment with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging   The Medicare Open Enrollment Period to sign up for 2022 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans begins on October 15 and will continue through December 7, 2021. During Open Enrollment PPACG’s Area Agency on Aging’s SHIP (State Health Insurance Program) is offering personal counseling to all Medicare-qualified individuals.p

Nov 1, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Men's Support Group

Men's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 1, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Pueblo Support Group

Pueblo Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis in the Pueblo Area- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 2, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Women's Support Group

Women's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 2, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Nov 3, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group

PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis-Instructional Virtual Meeting with Patty G, Physical Therapist to guide MS clients through exercises designed specifically for Multiple Sclerosis patients. Please Call 719-633-4603 to receive the link.

Nov 3, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group

PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis-Instructional Virtual Meeting with Patty G, Physical Therapist to guide MS clients through exercises designed specifically for Multiple Sclerosis patients. Please Call 719-633-4603 to receive the link.

Nov 4, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Social Support Group

Social Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 4, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Happy Hour IN-PERSON!

Register for each Happy Hour below. Registration is separate for each month's event!   October 7 | Register Here Hosted by Angels Against Alzheimer's   November 4 | Register Here Hosted by Palisades December 2 | Register Here Hosted by Accessible Systems

Nov 5, 2021 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Medicare Open Enrollment

Call us to schedule a virtual appointment, telephone appointment, or in-person appointment today 719-583-6611(Masks required for in-person appointments)

Nov 6, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Art & Craft Sale

Nov 6, 2021 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Strike Out Alzheimer's

You and your team are invited to come have a ball to Strike Out Alzheimer's Please register by emailing Charlotte Long at clong@alz.org or call: 719-372-5978

Nov 8, 2021 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Medicare Open Enrollment

Call us to schedule a virtual appointment, telephone appointment, or in-person appointment today 719-583-6611(Masks required for in-person appointments)

Nov 8, 2021 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Senior Connection Vendor Fair

Free admission and Free Desert Bar!

Nov 8, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

SHIP counselors are available with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

SHIP counselors are available October 15th through December 7th M-F 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. by appointment only.  PPACG Area Agency on Aging SHIP counselors will help Medicare clients review all of the options available to them in order to make the best decision for their coverage. Walk-in service is not available.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 719-471-2096.   SHIP counseling is free, and counselors do not sell or endorse any insurance, so they can provide an objective view of the options. All are trained and certified by the state and by Medicare and have many years of experience.  

Nov 8, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Men's Support Group

Men's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 8, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Pueblo Support Group

Pueblo Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis in the Pueblo Area- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 8, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Social Security 101 Webinars

“Understanding Your Social Security Benefits” Classes are offered at no cost to provide information for people approaching retirement. Register Online www.ppacg.org/events

Nov 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Virtually Voices on Aging Town Hall Event

Wherever you live in Colorado, we will be talking about what it is like to age in communities across the state. You will hear from the Governor’s Senior Policy Advisor on Aging, Jarett Hughes, about how the state is supporting older Coloradans.  Then we want to hear from you. As part of the registration process, you will be asked to share the challenges facing older adults in your community and the successes your community has had addressing those challenges - READ MORE REGISTER HERE

Nov 9, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Women's Support Group

Women's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 9, 2021 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

19th Annual Veterans Salute

19th Annual Veterans SaluteNovember 9, 20211:30 – 3:00 PMColorado Springs Senior Center1514 N. Hancock AveColorado Springs, CO 90903Featuring a special salute to theVeterans of the greater Colorado Springs, CoCommunity with patriot music, songs and the official presentation of the Flag! We look forward to sharing this special Veterans Day recognition with you.An exciting program has been planned with refreshments served afterwards!Thanks to the sponsorship of our committee

Nov 9, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Nov 10, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group

PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis-Instructional Virtual Meeting with Patty G, Physical Therapist to guide MS clients through exercises designed specifically for Multiple Sclerosis patients. Please Call 719-633-4603 to receive the link.

Nov 11, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Social Support Group

Social Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 15, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Medicare Open Enrollment with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

No Cost Assistance for Medicare Open Enrollment with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging   The Medicare Open Enrollment Period to sign up for 2022 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans begins on October 15 and will continue through December 7, 2021. During Open Enrollment PPACG’s Area Agency on Aging’s SHIP (State Health Insurance Program) is offering personal counseling to all Medicare-qualified individuals.p

Nov 15, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Men's Support Group

Men's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 15, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Pueblo Support Group

Pueblo Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis in the Pueblo Area- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 15, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Social Security 101

“Understanding Your Social Security Benefits”Classes are offered at no cost to provide information for people approaching retirement. Register Onlinewww.ppacg.org/events

Nov 15, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2021 Social Security 101 Classes for Older Adults

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging and the Social Security Administration are partnering for the fifth year to present Social Security 101, “Understanding Your Social Security Benefits”.  As people begin to approach Social Security, they may see a flood of information that may or may not be fully accurate.  Josh Weller, a Public Affairs Specialist gives us professional and expert information directly from Social Security Administration.  Our first presentation of the year will be held on January 25th at 4:00 PM. Registration is required at ppacg.org/events. All classes are provided at no cost.  The educational presentation is for people approaching retirement age, adult children, and interested people.  This session will cover many of the common retirement questions including: * Eligibility for retirement * How age affects retirement benefits * How work affects retirement benefits Also discussed are spousal, children’s, survivor, and disability benefits with the qualifications and application process for each. Those attending this program are encouraged to set up a “my Social Security” account online at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.    The 2021 Social Security 101 presentations are from 4:00-5:30 PM. Classes will be held on January 25th, March 29th, May 24th, July 26th, September 27th, and November 15th. Registration is required at www.ppacg.org/events.

Nov 16, 2021 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Medicare Open Enrollment

Call us to schedule a virtual appointment, telephone appointment, or in-person appointment today 719-583-6611(Masks required for in-person appointments)

Nov 16, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Women's Support Group

Women's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 16, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Nov 17, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

General Membership Meeting

Colorado was the 2nd fastest aging state in the nation last decade. Cindy DeGroen, will be discussing Colorado’s changing demographics and present the trends in Colorado’s aging, looking back over the past 30 years and looking forward to the next 30 years. Always an informational and interesting presentation especially this year with the implications of Covid on our population. REGISTER HERE

Nov 17, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

General Membership

General Membership meetings, which occur on the third Wednesday of the month at 8:30am, will remain on zoom through the rest of this year. REGISTER HERE

Nov 17, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group

PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis-Instructional Virtual Meeting with Patty G, Physical Therapist to guide MS clients through exercises designed specifically for Multiple Sclerosis patients. Please Call 719-633-4603 to receive the link.

Nov 18, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual Best Practice for Dementia Care

For more information contact: Sheryl Scheuer, Dementia Education Specialist sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com 719-271-6253 RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director – Central Colorado Alzheimer’s Association rmjaramillo@alz.org 719-372-5977 Claire Anderson, Executive Director Innovations in Aging Collaborative Claire@innovationsinaging.org 719-602-381 Where: Until further notice meetings will be via Zoom. Contact: Sheryl@gsdementiatraining.com to be added to the Zoom meeting link.

Nov 18, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Social Support Group

Social Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 18, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

November Wine Class: Suggested Wine Pairings for Holiday Meals

Another of our tried and true holiday classes. Holiday meals can be stressful enough with just the meal, let us help you work out the wine pairings for those meals & you'll be an expert in no time.(A stress-free expert, at that!) Cost $45 REGISTER HERE

Nov 22, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Men's Support Group

Men's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 22, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Pueblo Support Group

Pueblo Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis in the Pueblo Area- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 23, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Women's Support Group

Women's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 23, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Nov 23, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Nov 24, 2021 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Medicare Open Enrollment

Call us to schedule a virtual appointment, telephone appointment, or in-person appointment today 719-583-6611(Masks required for in-person appointments)

Nov 24, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group

PT with Patty-Physical Therapy Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis-Instructional Virtual Meeting with Patty G, Physical Therapist to guide MS clients through exercises designed specifically for Multiple Sclerosis patients. Please Call 719-633-4603 to receive the link.

Nov 25, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual The Regional Advisory Council Committee Meeting

The Regional Advisory Council Committee meeting will be held Thursday, March 25th, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting at 10 a.m. You have the option to join the meeting with video or by calling in. If you need additional assistance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. Public comments should be sent via email to JBarker@ppacg.org or to the RAC Chair.   Video - To join the meeting, click on the link below or copy and paste into your preferred web browser: Join URL:  https://ppacg.zoom.us/j/93293152169?pwd=K2U3YXRZdGZ5M2RSRVQzU0Z5Wk5PUT09   Note:  You may be required to download a client install package that will enable you to participate in the meeting.  If so, download and run the executable and follow the instructions.    Audio - Upon joining the meeting, you will have the option to use either your computer mic and speakers for audio interaction, or participate by phone.   If you are not using your computer speakers and mic to interact in the meeting, you may use the dial-in option below:   Dial In (669) 900-6833 US (Western US) Meeting ID: 932 9315 2169 Passcode: 509716  Link to the meeting materials: http://www.ppacg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RACMeetingMaterials3.25.2021.pdf

Nov 25, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Social Support Group

Social Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 29, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

SHIP counselors are available with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

SHIP counselors are available October 15th through December 7th M-F 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. by appointment only.  PPACG Area Agency on Aging SHIP counselors will help Medicare clients review all of the options available to them in order to make the best decision for their coverage. Walk-in service is not available.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 719-471-2096.   SHIP counseling is free, and counselors do not sell or endorse any insurance, so they can provide an objective view of the options. All are trained and certified by the state and by Medicare and have many years of experience.  

Nov 29, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Men's Support Group

Men's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 29, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Pueblo Support Group

Pueblo Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Men and Women with Multiple Sclerosis in the Pueblo Area- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 30, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Alliance - Women's Support Group

Women's Support Group- Virtual Meeting via Zoom for Women with Multiple Sclerosis- Please call 719-633-4603 to receive the link

Nov 30, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Dec 2, 2021 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Ornament Gift Exchange

REGISTER HERE Join us for the final SRC Happy Hour of the year! 

Dec 7, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Dec 14, 2021 05:15 PM - 07:15 PM

Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology Class

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 semester of the Professional Advancement Certificate in Gerontology course! Class begins September 7th and attendance options will include both in-person and virtual options. To register, please contact the UCCS Gerontology Center at geron@uccs.edu or 719-255-8005.

Dec 15, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

General Membership

General Membership meetings, which occur on the third Wednesday of the month at 8:30am, will remain on zoom through the rest of this year. REGISTER HERE